The Orion

Students voice concerns on faculty strike

From left to right: CFA field representative Jason Conwell,  Professor Tim Sistrunk, and Counselor Mimi Bommersbach discuss the best way to hand out fliers to students. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Michelle Zhu

February 25, 2016

The California State University faculty plan to strike on April 13, but students still have unanswered questions. Faculty are not satisfied with stagnant wages and are striking if CSU management does not make changes. The California Faculty Association Chico chapter held an open meeting on Feb. 10...

107-year-old Chico State alumna is CSU’s oldest

Sisters and alumnae Jeanie Shaw, Lynn Balmer — Chico State's oldest alumna at 107 years old — and Thea Parker wave pennants after being recognized at the 2015 spring convocation address by Chico State President Paul Zingg. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Blaine Ball

February 3, 2015

Lynn Balmer, an alumna of Chico State, holds the title of the California State University system's oldest graduate at 107 years and counting. Balmer graduated from the university in 1927 when it was known as Chico State Teachers College. Balmer was introduced with her two youngest sisters, ...

CSU spends $19 million on increased salary for faculty

Vincent Ornelas

Mozes Zarate

September 18, 2013

For the first time in five years, many of the more than 23,000 faculty members within the California State University system will receive a salary increase as a result of an agreement between the faculty union and CSU. The CSU and the California Faculty Association, respectively the largest higher ...

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